Posted on 13 February 2009.
The Dollar General Adult Literacy Grants program awards funding to nonprofits that provide direct service to adults in need of literacy assistance. Applicant organizations must provide assistance in adult basic education, general education diploma preparation, and/or English for speakers of other languages. The Dollar General Family Literacy Grants provide funding to family literacy service providers. Applicants to both programs must either be a 501(c)(3) organization, a K-12 private or public school, a college or university, or a public library. Applicant organizations must reside in and provide direct service within Dollar General’s 35-state market area and be located within twenty miles of a Dollar General store. Visit the Dollar General Web site
for program guidelines, grant zone map, and store locator. The deadline to apply is MArch 4.